Difference between revisions of "Labour party"

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Labour Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom:
 
Labour Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom:
  
* Ramsay MacDonald (1924 and 1929-1935) [http://www.pm.gov.uk/output/Page136.asp]
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* [[Ramsay MacDonald]] (1924 and 1929-1935) [http://www.pm.gov.uk/output/Page136.asp]
  
* Clement Attlee (1945-1951) [http://www.pm.gov.uk/output/Page133.asp]
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* [[Clement Attlee]] (1945-1951) [http://www.pm.gov.uk/output/Page133.asp]
  
* Harold Wilson (1964-1970 and 1974-1976) [http://www.pm.gov.uk/output/Page129.asp]
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* [[Harold Wilson]] (1964-1970 and 1974-1976) [http://www.pm.gov.uk/output/Page129.asp]
  
* James Callaghan (1976-1979) [http://www.pm.gov.uk/output/Page127.asp]
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* [[James Callaghan]] (1976-1979) [http://www.pm.gov.uk/output/Page127.asp]
  
* Tony Blair (1997-present) [http://www.pm.gov.uk/output/Page4.asp]
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* [[Tony Blair]] (1997-present) [http://www.pm.gov.uk/output/Page4.asp]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
  
 
* [http://www.labour.org.uk/home Official site]
 
* [http://www.labour.org.uk/home Official site]

Revision as of 18:07, 3 April 2007

The Labour Party is a British socialist democratic political party. It was founded in 1900, and is currently the party of government in the United Kingdom.

The Labour Party originated from the trade union and socialist movements of the turn of the century, and throughout its history has been a left-wing party. However, from the altering of Clause IV in the party constitution in 1996 (Clause IV deals with the public ownership of the means of production; the current version instead calls for 'a community in which power, wealth and opportunity are in the hands of the many, not the few'.

Labour Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom:

External links